Borsa Istanbul on the Rise


Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed up 0.55 percent on Friday at 93.274. About 5.7 billion Turkish liras ($886.7 million) 15 points with the transaction volume.

Istanbul’s BIST 100 Index ended Thursday with an increase of 510.84 points from 92.763 closing.31 points, while 93,170 opened the day at.94 points, up 0.44 percent.

The USD / TL exchange rate fell to 6.500 at 1.75 percent as of Friday local time (14.00 GMT) compared to 6.5650 closing on Thursday.

The Euro/ TL exchange rate fell from 2.5 percent to 7,46490 as compared at 7,6610 in the previous close and while the British pound/TL exchange rate reached 8,3620 Turkish Lira as compared to 8,5280 Turkish Lira in Thursday’s close. 

In Istanbul’s precious metals and Diamond markets, the stock market was traded for $ 1,195 an ounce of gold as 5.30 P.M at the local time -14.30GMT- Friday, compared to $1,192,25 at last close.

As of local time (15.00 GMT), Brent’s oil price fell to $ 76.21 per barrel at the closing of the week, compared to $ 76.84 at the end of Thursday.